Re: security issues
- Date: Sat, 26 Aug 2017 20:43:40 +0100
- From: Brian <ad44@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: security issues
[Lots of snipping]
On Sat 26 Aug 2017 at 15:25:53 -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Saturday 26 August 2017 14:51:41 Brian wrote:
> > That's what you think! But while you are slumbering, she is emailing
> > friends and talking with Donald on Twitter. Never underestimate a
> > woman's ability to manipulate a communication medium.
> Ahh, no. This one is 77 yo, dying of COPD slowly but surely. She also
> fell and broke a hip back in February, which was replaced, and what
> little moving around is usually with e walker assist, and just to the
> potty chair 10 feet from the recliner she has taken up residence in, and
> with an oxy hose hanging on her ears, probably sleeps 12-16 hours a day.
> Not at all computer litterate. Ever.
> A retired elementary school music teacher, she was once forced to use an
> elderly PB 286 computer with 2 floppy disks, running dos3.2, to do her
> report cards. That disaster was not, to my knowledge, repeated. One of
> the reasons she took her 34 years of credit for teaching and retired in
> the late 90's.
> I am doing all the housekeeping and cooking since February. And I do take
> time out for "my stuff" like these mailing lists, and converting elderly
> machine tools, mills and lathes, to 10x the original precision with
> linuxcnc, new drive screws and me making at least half the hardware to
> make the conversions. And I just wrote the gcodes to put a new barrel
> in old meat in the pot, chambered for 6.5 Creedmoor. The barrels in it
> from the early '60's up till now have all been for the 30-06 Ackley
> Improved, but its kick was beginning to beat the old man up. So I do
> this stuff to keep me out of the bars. Seems to be working fairly
> well... ;-) And I make some furniture from time to time.
You and your wife have my sympathy and best wishes, My response was
intended to be light-hearted, but, sometimes, hitting the mark is wildly